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CakePHP file Parameter Directory Traversal Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tries to read a local file with CakePHP

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to a
directory traversal attack.

Description :

The remote host is running CakePHP, an open-source rapid development
framework for PHP.

The version of CakePHP on the remote host allows directory traversal
sequences in the 'file' parameter of the 'js/vendors.php' script. An
unauthenticated attacker may be able to leverage this flaw to view
arbitrary files on the remote host subject to the rights of the
web server user id.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to CakePHP version or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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